Ken Curto Kegan Arthur Hexem and Bethany Lister are the Elks Students of the month for September.

Ken Curto | Kegan Arthur Hexem and Bethany Lister are the Elks Students of the month for September.

Kegan Arthur Hexem and Bethany Lister have been named Students of the Month for September, according to Ely Elks Lodge #1469.

Hexem, age 18, is the son of Karl Hexem of Ely.  Lister, age 18, is the daughter of Berny and Mark Lister of  Ely.

Both are Seniors at White Pine High School and will graduate with the Class of 2019.

The Student of the Month program is sponsored by the Elks Lodge in an effort to bring recognition to outstanding students in the area.

Multiple achievement, citizenship, scholarship and leadership are the basis for selection of Students of the Month.

Hexem has been active in football, wrestling, baseball, track and the National Honor Society.  His hobbies are reading, watching movies, taking care of livestock and video games.

Lister has been active in soccer, basketball, golf, track and cross country.  She is a two time member of the National Honor Society and President/County Ambassador of the 4-H organization.  She is also a 4-H State Ambassador and the current WPHS  Student Body President. Her hobbies are reading, writing, riding horses, camping, hunting, playing sports, photography and clogging.